What Are Antioxidants Infographic

What Are Antioxidants Infographic

Research shows that antioxidants which are naturally found in pecan nuts could contribute to a healthy heart and prevention of disease. Pecan nuts have different kinds of the vitamin E antioxidant called tocopherols, as well as a number of phenolic substances, a lot of them having antioxidant abilities. Pecans are particularly abundant with gamma-tocopherols,…

Fructose Overload Infographic

Fructose Overload Infographic

A study suggests that the high amounts of HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) present in worldwide food supplies could be one of the reasons for the growing global type 2 diabetes epidemic. Countries which make use of HFCS in their food supplies had a 20% greater prevalence of diabetes compared to countries that didn’t…

How Stress Can Increase Risk Of Being Depressed

Let’s Talk About Stress Infographic

Researchers present clues about how stress has an effect on the brain and could assist in explaining why some people are susceptible to depression whenever they encounter chronic stress. The study reveals complex molecular mechanisms related to chronic stress and could help to develop new treatment approaches for depression. A lot of people exposed…

Caffeine Infographic

Caffeine Infographic

According to a study, a glucose and caffeine combination can improve brain activity efficiency. Neural substrate for the combined effects of these 2 substances were identified making use of functional magnetic resonance imaging. The main study results were that the 2 substances combined improve cognitive performance in terms of working memory and sustained attention…

Heart Attack Signs for Women Infographic

Heart Attack Signs for Women Infographic

The risk of middle aged women getting cardiovascular disease such as stroke, heart failure and heart attack could be reduced by the lowering of blood pressure. Researchers determined that high systolic blood pressure in middle-aged and older women is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular issues. The percentage of potentially reversible as well as…

Basic Oral Hygiene Tips For All

Dental Myths, Facts and Oddities Infographic

Oral hygiene is one of those aspects of our health that so many of us know we need to tend to, but which much fewer of us know how to maintain to a high standard, save for the usual advice of brushing our teeth twice a day. However, with as many as eight in…

Superfoods Infographic

Superfoods

According to a study, flavonoid-rich strawberries and blueberries could reduce cognitive aging in the elderly. The study results indicate that cognitive decline could be delayed by as much as 2.5 years in older people who eat greater quantities of the berries, which are high in flavonoids Flavonoids are plant compounds that often have powerful…

Why Drink Tea Every Day Infographic

Why Drink Tea Every Day Infographic

According to a study, green tea powders’ beneficial compounds are not as stable as previously thought. Green tea is consumed for health benefits, and the higher the catechin content, the better the health benefits. Catechins are the antioxidants found in green tea which are considered to fight diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and other health…

(Kapotasana) Pigeon Pose Benefits

pigeon yoga pose

The pigeon pose benefits the chest and hip areas, while stretching the thighs, hip rotators and flexors, and aligning the pelvis and increasing the pelvic floor circulation. Start in the table position, with the knees underneath the hips and the arms underneath the shoulders. Cross the left foot over and position it in the…

How Long Does It Take To Build Muscle?

Top Muscle Building Exercises Infographic

There needs to be a reason for your muscles to get bigger otherwise they just won’t grow. A quite obvious reason for your muscles to grow is for them to get stronger. But for muscles to get stronger, they need to be subjected to physical levels of stress. The muscles adjust to new levels…

The Ultimate Guide to Fresh Juicing Infographic

The Ultimate Guide to Fresh Juicing Infographic

According to a study, frequent consumption of vegetable and fruit juices can significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers discovered that individuals who drank 3 or more helpings of vegetable and fruit juices each week had a 76 % reduced risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease compared to individuals who vegetable and fruit drank…

Healthy Numbers For A Healthy Heart Infographic

Healthy Numbers For A Healthy Heart Infographic

Key genetic mechanisms which help control blood pressure have been identified in a study. Human kidneys genetic material was analysed in the study in a search for genes that could be causes of high blood pressure. Key genes were identified in the study, micro RNAs (mRNAs) and messenger RNAs (miRNAs) in the kidneys that…